Infections lead to heart disease – (07-18-02)

Predisposition to Atherosclerosis by Infections

This article adds further weight to the contribution of infections to cardiovascular disease. There is a growing list of factors that contribute to risk, and many, if not most, can be managed with lifestyle changes…CRP, cholesterol, homocysteine, HDL cholesterol and now infections. Maintaining a lifestyle that supports healthy immune function (avoiding refined carbs, lots of fruits and veggies..) can help lower risk of infections and possibly lower CVD risk.

Circulation — Abstracts: Prasad et al. 106 (2): 184

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.